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There are several things happening this morning you can get involved with around our fair city.

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First Church of the Nazarene and Spring Creek Fellowship will be sponsoring a community prayer and worship event on Saturday, Aug. 17 at 1 p.m. at the Big Spring Junior High Cafeteria. This event is free and open to the entire community.

West Texas VA Health Care System (WTVAHCS) will hold a quarterly town hall meeting in Odessa, Texas on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, 4:30 – 6 p.m. at Ector County Administrative Annex, 1010 E. 8th St. in the County Commissioners Courtroom.

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This weekend, Texas shoppers can buy certain back-to-school items tax free. 

Weekend activities gearing up, starting tonight. 

School of Rock will be performing this evening at the Train Car, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. All ages show. 

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Scenic Mountain Medical Center and Big Spring Herald joined forces to put on the 6th annual Back to School Splash on Thursday evening.  

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School begins across Howard County next Thursday. Forsan and Coahoma students will return to classes on Thursday, Aug. 15 and Big Spring students will return on Aug. 19. 

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U.S. Rep. Jodey Arrington hosted a Town Hall in the City Council Chambers earlier today. Community members, city leaders and business owners gathered together to hear what Arrington had to say. 

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President Trump ordered that American flags at the White House and government buildings be flown at half-mast in memory of the victims of the mass shootings over the weekend in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

Vet Centers are community-based counseling centers providing a broad range of counseling, outreach, and referral services, free-of-charge in a safe and confidential environment. Vet Center staff use Mobile Vet Centers, 34-foot "office on wheels” equipped with satellite communications, to rea…

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Clara Lewis, a longtime volunteer at the West Texas VA Health Care System, received the 2019 Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Auxiliary George H. Seal Memorial Trophy during the organizations’ 98th National Convention in Orlando, Florida last week.

A storm rolled in Saturday evening causing the stars to be covered, but the group was still able to deliver their presentation and provide an update on space exploration. 

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U.S. Representative Jodey Arrington will be in  Big Spring for a Community Town Hall, Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. The community is invited to attend the meeting, which will be held at City Council Chambers, and hear updates from Arrington regarding national security, an update on the economy sin…

Music going on in the Spring Town Plaza, until 4 p.m., in front of Gary B's . Come out here good music, refreshments and more. 

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Update from the Howard County Sheriff Office (3:40 p.m.) All 911 emergency lines are currently being rerouted to Midland PD, they are forwarding all calls to the Sheriffs Office. If you have an emergency, call 911 and your call will still get answered.

Toasty Tuesday Twilight Trash Off tonight. We will meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The group will meet at Cosden Credit Union and continue the focus that was started last week. The community is encouraged to come out and join the effort. 

According to Odessa Police, a Kermit man is dead following a major crash that occurred early Sunday morning in Southwest Odessa.

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Beginning Monday, July 29, 2019 through Monday, August 5, 2019, the City of Big Spring will be installing new valves throughout the Water Treatment Plant that will require the plant to be intermittently shut down.  The repairs are scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. each evening and conclude by 5 …

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UPDATE ON 20" LINE REPAIR - At 8 AM Sunday morning, crews completed repairs on the 20" line and were going to start restoring water. Crews will continue to monitor the repair while water service is restored. We appreciate the community's patience while repairs were made and apologize for any…

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The Big Spring Police Department issued the following press release regarding the recent TSB Liquor store theft:

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Big Spring Police Department issued the following press release regarding the recent theft at Higginbotham Bartlett Lumber store:

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Friday morning a Howard County Sheriff Deputy was in pursuit of two stolen vehicles out of Sterling City. During the pursuit one of the stolen vehicle drivers rammed the Sheriff deputy's vehicle causing the vehicle to veer off the road into the side of Sam's. 

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The Big Spring Herald hosted Alive After 5, on Thursday afternoon.  Business meets packed the Herald office for an opportunity to network,  connect and engage with other business owners and professionals.  Scenic Mountain Medical Center's Yellow Rose Cafe provided a large spread of appetizer…

The City Hall annex building will be closing early.  

BZ Lewis, formerly of Big Spring, has won five audio engineering awards from the Independent Music Awards for recordings produced at his Studio 132 in Oakland, California. He received the awards when he and other musical artists from around the world gathered at the Symphony Space Performing…

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Big Spring residents woke up to the site of beautiful rainbow over the city. Some residents were lucky enough to see a double rainbow. Temperatures are expected to cool down this week, with rain possible today and tomorrow. 

The Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce has joined together with 16 local businesses - boutiques, home decor, and resale shops - for the second installment of Shopping Extravaganza. 

Last show about to start, get out to the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club

The Kindness Revolution ... check it out and hear from Adrian Calvio on how you can get involved.

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Jury Duty has been CANCELLED for Judge Robert Fitzgibbons - JP Court Wednesday, July 15, 2019

In order to show their appreciation Ford has decided to give back to the community. Stop by and enjoy some food,  activities for the kids and more, until 3 p.m.

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The Tax Auction scheduled for Saturday, July 13, 2019, at 9:00 AM, at the Hall Center for the Arts at Howard College has been cancelled.  

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What are your thoughts about the proposed City of Big Spring property tax rate?

At their Aug. 13 meeting, the Big Spring City Council proposed a property tax rate of 74.438 cents per $100 valuation, an increase of about 4.1 percent over the effective tax rate. If the rate is approved at the Sept. 10 meeting, taxpayers with $100,000 worth of property in Big Spring will see their city taxes increase by $14.49 for the year.

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